Provincetown to open with 'Whatever Works'

Woody Allen's latest will kick off six-day festival

The Provincetown International Film Festival, which takes place in Provincetown, Mass., June 17-21, will open with Woody Allen's "Whatever Works" and close with Jay DiPietro's "Peter and Vandy."

The fest will present its 2009 Filmmaker on the Edge Award to writer/director Guy Maddin; actor Alessandro Nivola will receive the Excellence in Acting award; and Strand Releasing will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award.